Saving America’s Healthcare System through WellStart Health: PYP 261

This episode is special to me, as I share the next phase of my journey and mission.

I've just joined WellStart Health as a co-founder, along with CEO Olivia Kelly, Chief Medical Officer Bojana Jankovic Weatherly, and Chief Brand Ambassador Josh LaJaunie. Our mission is, in Olivia's words, to “put chronic disease out of business.”

We're doing this through a potent combo of evidence-based protocols (like, eat more whole plants and less garbage), behavioral science (my title is Chief Behavioral Science Officer), crackerjack technology, and a network of coaches like Josh who have street cred based on their own struggles and journeys.

We got together on a video call to introduce ourselves to you, and the world. We covered:

  • the problems that plague the healthcare system
  • why it's so hard for doctors to advance lifestyle medicine for their patients
  • the obstacles to bringing lifestyle medicine to the corporate world
  • the power of community in bringing about individual change
  • the pernicious excuse that keeps a serious conversation about lifestyle change from happening on a broad scale
  • 85% of our $3.4 trillion annual healthcare spend goes to chronic disease management
  • bringing plant-based lifestyles to blue collar populations
  • what WellStart Health has been up to since 2015
  • our plans for the future
  • how you can help
  • and much more…

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2 Responses to “Saving America’s Healthcare System through WellStart Health: PYP 261”

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  1. Barbie says:

    Hi….I am unable to speak on podcast due to my deafness. I would like to view what steps you have to begin the process of losing weight by eating right foods.

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